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More guerilla graffiti in the Holy Land: Israel’s apartheid barrier as a canvas

Indeed, Love–and art–Conquers (W)all — here’s some more creative culture-jamming that allows you to participate by sending a message to feature on the wall. All proceeds go to the Ramallah community.

Send.a.message–the website mentioned in the video–is HERE, check them out.

Related:

These two short video clips are around 2 and a half minutes each and are sourced from the BBC and Al Jazeera.

Painting peace on Israel’s concrete canvas – 18 Jan 07

Mystery Graffiti Artist *Banksy* Tags Birthplace Of Jesus

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7 comments on “More guerilla graffiti in the Holy Land: Israel’s apartheid barrier as a canvas

  1. 99
    19 January, 2008

    I’m having myself another whole herd of cows over Israel bombing Gaza and shutting down the borders again today… and the coverage by the MSM is sickeningly paltry.

    I’ve HAD it! I’ve HAD it! I’ve HAD it! I’m towing those fuckers on a barge to the South Pole.

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  4. RickB
    22 January, 2008

    Hello Ann, They’ve given me a jan 30th date too for my message and like they say it’s a good idea but hopefully the concrete medium upon which the graffiti resides will not be around for long at all. An artwork which will be deemed most successful if it is soon destroyed, a nice concept.

  5. irmgardartig
    1 February, 2008

    bansky on the wall is just great!

  6. RickB
    8 February, 2008

    Hey Ann, they delivered http://tenpercent.wordpress.com/2008/01/30/the-writing-on-the-wall/

    and can I promote a blogswarm for the 5th anniversary of the Iraq war on the 19th March, being coordinated to get things going at march19-blogswarm.blogspot.com so if you want to get involved/ mark it in your diary/spread the word that would be great.

  7. Ann El Khoury
    8 February, 2008

    Hi Rick,

    Looks great! I love yours in red. Thanks, I put up the Blogswarm button yesterday and I call upon fellow bloggers to consider joining us.

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